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A woman faints during her bridal shower. Dr. Stephen Connor and his crew travel to Philadelphia to investigate as more patients rush in the medical center. As the team try to put puzzle together, they realize they got a case of anthrax at hand.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 40547007
Airdate: Friday October 29th, 2004

Director: Michael Fresco
Writer: Ayanna Floyd

Alternate Airdates:

NL (Veronica) Sep 20, 2009

Guest Stars
Art ChudabalaArt Chudabala
As Alex Ling
Dave FennoyDave Fennoy
As Flute Musican
Elyse DonalsonElyse Donalson
As Dr. Eckhart
Fredson MayiekFredson Mayiek
As Wali Tande
Glenn MorshowerGlenn Morshower
As Matt Borman
Jeffrey Scott KellyJeffrey Scott Kelly
As Randall Hodge
John WesleyJohn Wesley
As Mr. Ndudu
M. Martin MapomaM. Martin Mapoma
As Ian Adoti
Mandy McMillianMandy McMillian
As Melanie
Melinda Page HamiltonMelinda Page Hamilton
As Sarah Doyle
Yvans JourdainYvans Jourdain
As Dr. Onyuke


A wife suddenly faints while having a bridal shower. With 5 patients in the hospital and 3 of them already dead, the NIH is summoned to the medical center in Philadelphia. The first commonality they found was that all 5 patients live every close to each other. However, that commonality automatically disappear when a couple of Africans check in with the same condition. Dr. Natalie Durant tests the patients and finds out that they have anthrax. As Connor and Frank Powell go out to find the source and hope to stop it from infecting more people and Dr. Miles McCabe staying behind in the hospital to watch the patients, Eva Rossi tries to keep the anthrax scare from hitting the public. Her job is made harder when one of the reporter grab an inside source about the anthrax and threaten to spread it to the public. Although Eva is able to keep the scare down during the press conference, the team know they must hurry and find the source. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 5.9/11

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Andrea MatthewsBack and Forth 
AngilalangaAfrica Today 
Global Beats 5 AlarmKenyan Quest 

Episode References
Anthrax: Anthrax is a spore type disease that forms a deadly bacteria called Bacillus Anthracis. Anthrax is usually found in sheep and goats, and of course, humans can contract it. Infections in humans involves the lungs, the skin, or the gastrointestinal tract. It is treatable with certain medications.

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